Calflora
Taxon  Report   7698    
Sparganium natans  L.
Small bur reed
Sparganium natans, a monocot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond, (questionable).
also called Sparganium minimum
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: TYPHACEAE  
Genus: Sparganium
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: lake-margins, edges

Communities: Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Sparganium natans var. minimum
ICPN + CNPS + PLANTS: Sparganium minimum
More information about  Sparganium natans
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (SPNA)


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 22, 2019).